Thursday, November 3, 2016

Lost in the glare of Arafat worship - by Elder of Ziyon

...While Israelis are building and creating and innovating, Palestinians cannot move beyond the Arafat era...

Elder of Ziyon..
02 November '16..

In the weeks before the 12th anniversary of Yasir Arafat's death, his face is all over the Palestinian Arab news.

The Fatah Facebook page is literally filled with images of Arafat. It has hundreds, and scores have been posted in the past month before this minor anniversary.

More interestingly, Mahmoud Abbas is relegated to a minor role in the Fatah Facebook page, with only occasional stories about him. He is lost in the glare of Arafat worship.

So Abbas does what he has to do - he tries to get some of Arafat's popularity reflected on him.

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